Careers in manufacturing involve planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.

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Ensure workplace equipment use for safety
                    Plan for safety in new production processes
                    Conduct incident and hazard investigations
                    Implement health and safety procedures
                    Schedule crews and equipment
                    Move materials to production areas
                    Load and unload delivery vehicles 
                    Operate industrial trucks, tractors and loaders 
                    Communicate with traffic managers
                    Repair or replace defective equipment or parts
                    Perform routine preventive maintenance 
                    Inspect drives, motors and belts
                    Diagnose and correct mechanical problems 
                    Track repairs through a computerized inventory system 
                    Draft layout of equipment, materials and workspace
                    Establish the order of assembling parts
                    Develop manufacturing methods
                    Research and design mechanical products and equipment
                    Inspect, test or measure materials and products
                    Operate production machinery
                    Assemble systems of gears 
                    Fasten piping, fixtures and electrical components
                    Inspect finished products
                    Plan production and schedule requirements
                    Compile and analyze laboratory test data 
                    Assure product performance requirements
                    Test products to meet customer specifications
                    Oversee workers engaged in testing activities